No, Prime Minister, the problem is you (Editorial)

The premiership of Imran Khan is what happens when the collective wisdom of upper middle class drawing rooms in Pakistan comes to life and...

For the love of all that is holy, leave the rupee alone! (Editor’s Note)

We were almost there. After letting the rupee lose about a third of its value, albeit begrudgingly, there was hope that the Imran Khan...

Editors Note: Rich, yes, but how rich?

“If you can count your money, you don’t have a billion dollars.” J.Paul Getty Forbes Magazine has an obsession with the world’s billionaires. The publication’s...

A tale of two entrepreneurs (Editor’s Note)

This week, Profit chronicles the tale of two men who are in some ways a study in contrasts: one who is at the pinnacle...

Editor’s Note: Fuel price populism

There is absolutely no subject over which the Pakistani media collectively loses its mind over more than fuel prices. No matter how miniscule the...

Editor’s Note: The cost of borrowing

In his first speech to his fellow citizens as the Prime Minister-elect of Pakistan, Imran Khan stated his desire to have Pakistan play a...

Editor’s Note: The clear (lack of) strategy

By now, it is abundantly clear that the Imran Khan Administration has no clear strategy for reviving the economy, let along introducing the badly...

Editor’s Note: The power of humility

At the highest level of the corporate world, humility is not a virtue recognised as valuable by most. This is unsurprising given the level...

Editor’s Note: Time to test the energy policy

Long before he ever became finance minister, Asad Umar had begun formulating what would eventually become the energy policy of the Imran Khan Administration....

Editor’s Note: For once, it’s not their fault

The rupee’s precipitous dive on Friday, November 30 has led to recriminations and accusations of incompetent economic management on the part of the Imran...

Keeping fingers crossed

Things aren’t too bad on the foreign exchange reserves front. At $22.4 billion, our reserves seem to be sitting pretty; higher than they have...

Editor’s Note: The fourth factor

In his now seminal tome The Wealth of Nations, Scottish economist Adam Smith posited that there were three major factors of production in an...

Editor’s Note: An all-or-nothing bet

Those that the gods want to destroy, they first make promising. And promising is what Warid was when it entered the Pakistani telecom market....

Editor’s Note: Why data journalism is struggling in Pakistan

This week, Profit will include two, seemingly contradictory ideas. We are replacing our “News Briefings” section with a “News in Numbers” section, where we...

Hop, Hop and Away!

Hussain Dawood is one of the richest men in Pakistan. However If one were to ask from exactly which business did he make his...

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